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European Commissioner Věra Jourová, who oversaw data protection reform.

 

GDPR: think, serious brand damage

GDPR is essentially about trust. Failing to get data protection right will ultimately damage your brand reputation and your client relationships. The impact of ICO enforcement action extends beyond the economic impact of the fine itself – think about serious brand and reputational damage, not to mention the potential personal impact on the individuals concerned.


eMarketing: implications of privacy law reform

With six months to go until the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force, many organisations would be forgiven for focusing solely on preparing for compliance. However, for those engaged in electronic marketing, GDPR is just one part of privacy law reform.


We’re all data subjects now

Whether you are a chief executive with a LinkedIn account, a charity worker with a Twitter presence, or a lawyer subscribed to newsletters and conference websites, you are an individual that has signed up and agreed to the terms and conditions of a service.


When the job doesn’t work out

It can be one of the most difficult challenges facing a firm’s management; letting go an employee who is not up to the role. But mishandling an issue of capability and performance can prove costly.


Legal directories guide, part three

Having poured many hundreds of hours into preparing submissions, martialling referees and meeting directory researchers, there may be an understandable tendency within law firms to sit back, relax and await publication. But precisely because directory rankings can mean so much to firms’ fortunes, maximising the impact of new positions is key.